Red Bird-of-paradise Paradisaea rubra

Family: Paradisaeidae (Birds-of-paradise)

Authority: Daudin, 1800

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(ii,iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This forest-dependent species has a small range that is experiencing ongoing, albeit slow, habitat loss and degradation that is thought to be impacting the population. Moreover, it may be additionally impacted by capture for skins and the pet trade. It is currently considered Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,400 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Paradisaea rubra. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/red-bird-of-paradise-paradisaea-rubra on 05/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/12/2023.